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Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum

English translation: incomplete quote

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02:53 Dec 5, 2003
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum
Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri diecerent
English translation:incomplete quote
Explanation:
T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land

The epigraph quotes Petronius's Satyricon

"NAM Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerunt: Sebulla pe theleis; respondebat illa: apothanein thelo."

For with my own eyes I saw the Sibyl hanging in a jar at Cumae, and when the boys said to her, 'Sibyl, what do you want?' she replied, 'I want to die
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incomplete quote


Explanation:
T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land

The epigraph quotes Petronius's Satyricon

"NAM Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerunt: Sebulla pe theleis; respondebat illa: apothanein thelo."

For with my own eyes I saw the Sibyl hanging in a jar at Cumae, and when the boys said to her, 'Sibyl, what do you want?' she replied, 'I want to die


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David Russi
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